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Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering
1. Subject name Transport Economics II (PhD)
2. Subject name in Hungarian Közlekedésgazdaságtan II. (PhD)
3. Code BMEKOKGD007 4. Evaluation type exam grade 5. Credits 4
6. Weekly contact hours 4 (0) Lecture 0 (0) Practice 0 (0) Lab
7. Curriculum
PhD Programme
8. Role
Basic course
9. Working hours for fulfilling the requirements of the subject 120
Contact hours 28 Preparation for seminars 28 Homework 12
Reading written materials 16 Midterm preparation 20 Exam preparation 16
10. Department Department of Transport Technology and Economics
11. Responsible lecturer Dr. Török Ádám
12. Lecturers Dr. Táczos Lászlóné, Dr. Török Ádám
13. Prerequisites  
14. Description of lectures
Mathematical background of transport economics. Modeling of passenger and freight transport demand and supply. Mathematical basics of pricing and charging in transport. Social acceptance of awards. Asset management and technical development tasks in transport, some sub-sector specificities. Expenditures. Externalities. Demand Planning. Investment and Pricing. Regulation and privatization. Impact of transport policy.
15. Description of practices
16. Description of labortory practices
17. Learning outcomes
A. Knowledge   B. Skills
  • The student learns the mathematical background of transport economics. 
  • The student will be able to interpret the modeling of passenger and freight needs and supply. 
  • After acquiring the mathematical foundations of pricing and pricing, the student becomes more receptive to new solutions to transport problems. 
  • The student learns and is able to use the tools of social acceptance of awards.
C. Attitudes   D. Autonomy and Responsibility  
18. Requirements, way to determine a grade (obtain a signature)
It is required to fulfill in time the individual student work.
19. Opportunity for repeat/retake and delayed completion
The attendance requirements cannot be delayed completed. The individual case study report can be delayed submitted in the delayed completion period.
20. Learning materials
Chris Nash (2015) Handbook of research methods and application in Transport Economics and Policy, Edward Elgar, 455 pp, ISBN 978 0 85793 792 6
Effective date 27 November 2019 This Subject Datasheet is valid for 2023/2024 semester II